Aston Staffordshire Family History Guide

Aston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1846 from Stone Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Aston, Burston, Stoke and Little Aston, Aston, Burston and Stoke

Other places in the parish include: Little Aston.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1847

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Parishes adjacent to Aston

  • Stone Christ Church
  • Sandon
  • Chebsey
  • Yarlet
  • Marston with Whitgreave
  • Stone
  • Hilderstone

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTON, a chapelry in Stone parish, Stafford; on the river Trent, the Grand Trunk canal, and the Northwestern railway, 2 miles SE of Stone. It includes the hamlet of Little Aston; and has a post office under Stafford. Real property, with Burston, Stoke, and Little Aston, £6,188. Pop., 625. Houses, 149. The manor belonged anciently to the Astons, and passed to the Hevinghams and the Simeons. The living is a p. curacy, united with the curacy of Burston, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £166. Patron, the Hon. E. S. Jervis. The church is a neat edifice in the English style, with a tower. There is a Roman Catholic church.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Stone
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Stone
  • Poor Law Union: Stone
  • Hundred: South Pirehill
  • Province: Canterbury
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